3 Chiefs on Thin Ice Despite Exhilarating Week 12 Win vs. Raiders

Find out what players are on thin ice before Week 13

Kadarius Toney has only 139 receiving yards on the season
Kadarius Toney has only 139 receiving yards on the season / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Marquez Valdes-Scantling - WR

For the second straight week, Valdes-Scantling had just the fourth-most snaps among wide receivers. He caught one pass for -1 yards as he's fallen behind Rashee Rice, Skyy Moore and Justin Watson in the pecking order.

That's a bad sign for a player with the sixth-highest cap hit on the team this season. It feels like a foregone conclusion at this point that Valdes-Scantling won't be back next year, an unceremonious ending for the AFC Championship game hero.

To only receive one meaningless target after the nightmare game against the Eagles is significant. Offenses often attempt to get a struggling player involved quickly to get them back on track, but Valdes-Scantling was a virtual ghost.

Rice is a rising star, Moore is still involved somewhat and Watson is one of Patrick Mahomes' most dependable targets.

With Travis Kelce dominating targets in addition to those factors, Valdes-Scantling could be out of time to prove his worth on the roster.

He's not the only wide receiver who may be losing his spot, as you'll see on the final page.